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Norfolk - Burgh Parva

William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk 1845, p. 727.

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © E.C."Paddy" Apling, December, 2001.]

BURGH PARVA, 4 miles S.S.W. of Holt, is a decayed parish, which, from time immemorial, has been united with Melton-Constable. It contains only Burgh Hall, and 400 acres of land belonging to Lord Hastings, and occupied by Fras. L'Estrange Astley, Esq. The CHURCH was dilapidated many centuries ago; but some traces of it still remain near the hall. (See Melton-Constable).

© Transcribed by E.C. ("Paddy") Apling, December, 2001; links updated January 2010.

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